Maing Communal Cemetery Extension

Historical  Information (Source: CWGC)

Maing village was captured by the 51st (Highland) Division on the 24th October 1918. The Extension is on the South side of the Communal Cemetery. It was made by units of the 51st (Highland) and 49th (West Riding) Division in October and November 1918. In addition, five British casualties buried by the Germans in Maing Communal Cemetery in October 1918 were transferred into the Extension in the 1920s.

 

There are now over 80, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, a small number are unidentified. The Cemetery covers an area of 548 square metres and is enclosed at the sides and the back by a low stone rubble wall.

 

Served with

  • United Kingdom (85)

Served in

  • Army (85)
Maing Com Cem Ext
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